Lauraine Jacobs

Food Writer and Author of Delicious Books

Lauraine’s blog

21 October 2010


  • Wed 3 November: Strawberry Festival in Queen Elizabeth Square, raising funds for Mercy Hospice. Come down to the Square and have strawberries and ice cream and get a copy of my famous Strawberry Spanish Cream recipe.

  • Tuesday 9 November: Nosh Cooking Class. Join Kathy Paterson and myself in a splendid cooking class with fabulous seasonal recipes from our book. 10am or 7pm Email to book. Session cost $50 includes book worth $49.99.

  • Tuesday 16 November: Lunch at Soul. Judith Tabron goes gaga about spring with an amazing floral display and intimate lunches on the deck. I am guest speaker on Tuesday, talking speak about Why French Women Don't Get Fat and other culinary secrets from my travels. Phone Olivia at Soul ph 09 356 7249 to book a place now!

  • Tuesday 16 November: Cook the Books, an evening with The NZ Vegetable cookbook and Comfort, Food for Sharing, for the Starship Hospital. I will speak about these books and also share the stories and tales behind them. 6pm. $10 redeemable on purchase of books. Call Cook the Books ph 09 360 6513 to reserve a place.

  • Saturday 21 November: Parnell Farmers Market, in the carpark of the old Blind Institute buildings. Come and chat, and buy signed copies of The NZ Vegetable Cookbook and Comfort, Food for Sharing, edited by me with recipes from the NZ Guild of Food Writers. 8am till noon.

  • Friday 19 November; Judging Finals of NZ Sausage competition

  • Sunday 28 November; 5pm to 8pm Starship event at Fables Rug Gallery to promote Comfort - Food for Sharing. Speakers Peta Mathias and myself. $100 includes a copy of the book. Tickets from

  • Tuesday 30 November : Chief Judge NZ Sugar Chelsea Bake Off final event Auckland Secondary Schools

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